thigh splints - 7 months injured

'stress changes at adductor insertions'

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31/01/2012 at 19:11

Hi all, i have been injured for 7 months now with what the specialist said were 'stress changes at the adductor insertions' , diagnosed following MRI scan. An internet search on my part seems to indicate such a condition is also called 'thigh splints'.

Extremely frustrating, have a low level pain/discomfort around my groin area, which quickly worsens when i try to run - which i havent tried for 5 months.

I can use an exercise bike to keep fitness up, though have to go back to see physio in 2 days time - i spoke on phone with him hw told me to stop all exercise in meantime

ANYBODY HAD THIS??Did you recover, what did you do to recover, did anyone have surgery? Would appreciate any feedback. Starting to really get me down not being able to run out the door.

Many thanks, Parklife 

01/02/2012 at 17:59

Has seriously nobody ever had 'thigh splints' or adductor avulsion syndrome as its also known??

I must be one of the unluckiest runners around to get an injury where its hard to find a fellow sufferer.

If no-ones had this injury, has anyone ever had surgery for a groin/adductor problem?? What was your experience of that - how long were waiting lists , recovery time , did u make a complete recovery and get back to running etc???

Many thanks 


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